Research Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Orinda, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Axa Investment Managers - Emplois
  • 13 Oct 17 2017-10-13

The Research team is responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing the factor models, stock selection models, and strategies that we use to invest our clients’ assets. The Research Analyst will be a key member of Rosenberg Equities’ global research team. The position requires strong quantitative and communication skills as well as knowledge of fundamental investing and equity markets. They will contribute to the research code library and be proficient in coding in a number of languages. In addition they will assist with data management and sign-off processes related to the research team.

~~Key Accountabilities
• Contribute to alpha and factor modeling, variable construction, and portfolio construction research projects
• Assist with strategy research and development
• Support the strategy teams to monitor model performance, analyze model effectiveness, develop analytics, and consider potential enhancements as it relates to client portfolios and assigned strategies
• Stay connected with industry research and trends and share relevant material with the research and portfolio management teams

Role Requirements
Education/Qualifications
• Advanced degree in econometrics, mathematics, finance, economics, accounting, or similar degree
• CFA is a plus

Experience
• Working on research projects
• Constructing and working with large data sets
• Working with Matlab\SAS\Python or similar analytical packages
• Programming in an object oriented language is a plus


Knowledge and Skills
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills
• Knowledge of equity markets
• Knowledge of Matlab\SAS\Python or similar analytical package

Competencies
• Rigorous attention to detail
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to think critically about investment issues, and to enjoy solving problems
• Sound judgment – ability to make decisions with imperfect information
• Ability to keep a positive and productive attitude under challenging circumstances
• Self motivated - ability to follow projects through to completion
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment